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v ii in • - ■ ii A ■ t] :, s f s ,] i ., .. ,i ,, ,. . i i . ; a | ; v _, r ; HANDICAP RESULTS IN A DEAD HEAT. B Waterbury and Rapid Water Finish Together — Hil- A dreth Has a Good Filly in Achieve. Los Angeles. Cal.. January 9.— The running of the ourth race, which featured the card today, resulted i a dead heat. Waterbury and Rapid Water, which j; •as making his first start here, thundered under the i ire so close together that the judges could not .! parate them and a dead heat was posted. Han- in it licapper E. C. Smith had adjusted the weights of i n the seven starters so well that there was not much I choice between Kapid Water. Waterbury. Sir Ed- t •vard and Mary F.. and they were almost equally well supported in the betting. Waterbury if any- thing had the l ost of the weights and the running G f the race justified that contention. He proceeded n let the pace, closely followed by Mary F. and i Sir Kdward, with Rapid Water in fourth plac % 1 Rapid Water passed Mary F. and Sir Kdward in the ,i stretch, and in a fast finish was wearing Waterbury i down when they passed the judges. There was a . demonstration of disapproval when the numbers were I posted, many persons believing that Waterbury had I .von. but those best in a position to know agreed : .vith the judges. i The finish between Baron Esher and First Peep =i was almost as close, but here again the judges were t correct. i Achieve, from the Hildrcth Stable, was made a 4 1 ts •" favorite at l« st time to the utter exclusion of •very thing else in the race for two-year-olds, and -!n the running made her opponents look cheap. Mat- i ie Russell, in a fast closing rush, easily defeated ITc second choice. Chilla. for second place. Chief I Desmond beat the lukewarm favorite. Prolific, in I he third race after being iu close quarters next o the inside rail throughout. There has been a lull iu the selling race arai or the iast two days, but it is likely to break out uralB at any time. Twenty-two liooks did a big business today, but •nit away nothing, as the public had much the better if the days betting. W. H. Mosby has sold the only two horses he had at the track to Dick Williams, trainer for the Iasa-lena Stable. The horses bought by Williams were iliippewa and Scar fell, and the price he paid for the two was reported to be .o00 each. J. B. Dunn has shipped his stable to Oakland, where he believes his chances to win purses with them is better than here. All of the owners who had horses quartered at Ascot Park have been notified to remove them at once as the water will be shut off at the old track tonight. There arc no stalls to 1m- had at Santa Anita Park, and the horsemen receiving the notice are iu a quandary as to where they can find new quarters for their horses.